Twins The Best Movies About Twins  

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List Rules Only movies that feature twins prominently.

A list of the best twin movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This twin movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about twin are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about twin you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous twin movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these twin movie titles for more information about the films.

List features The Man in the Iron Mask, The Social Network and more.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best twin movies?" and "What is the greatest twin movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular twin movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these twin movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good twin movies can be enjoyed no matter what.
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Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid, Kat Graham The Parent Trap is a 1998 romantic comedy film co-written and directed by Nancy Meyers, and produced and co-written by Charles Shyer. It is the second adaptation of Erich Kästner's German ...more

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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Heather Graham, Danny DeVito Twins is a 1988 comedy film, produced and directed by Ivan Reitman about unlikely twins who were separated at birth. The core of the film is the relationship between DeVito's streetwise ...more

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Chris Abraham added Kirstie Alley, Ashley Olsen, Mary-Kate Olsen It Takes Two is a 1995 film starring Kirstie Alley, Steve Guttenberg and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. The movie title was taken from the song, "It Takes Two", by Marvin Gaye and Kim ...more

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Big Business is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies About Twins
larryvandaalen added Bette Midler, Lily Tomlin, Seth Green This is the best comedy (twin) film ever!
Please vote it,it deserve to be number one!
Big Business is a 1988 American comedy film farce starring Bette Midler and Lily Tomlin. The movie revolves around two sets of identical female twins who were mismatched at birth, with one ...more

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Hugh Laurie, John Malkovich The Man in the Iron Mask is a 1998 adventure film directed, produced, and written by Randall Wallace, and starring Leonardo DiCaprio in a dual role as the title character and villain, Jeremy ...more

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Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers The Shining is a 1980 British-American psychological horror film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick, co-written with novelist Diane Johnson, and starring Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, ...more

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Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie, Hugh Jackman The Prestige is a 2006 mystery drama film directed by Christopher Nolan, from a screenplay adapted by him and his brother Jonathan Nolan from Christopher Priest's 1995 World Fantasy ...more

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Sabrina Ramdeen added Tia Mowry, Tamera Mowry, Morgane Slemp Twitches is a 2005 Disney Channel Original Movie, is based on the popular Twitches book series published by Scholastic Press. Produced by Broomsticks Productions Limited, the film stars Tia ...more

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Jeremy Irons, Jill Hennessy, Geneviève Bujold This film is a 1988 Canadian-American psychological thriller film starring Jeremy Irons in a dual role as identical twin gynecologists. David Cronenberg directed and co-wrote the screenplay with ...more

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Chris Abraham added Johnny Depp, Katie Holmes, Shaquille O'Neal Jack and Jill is a 2011 comedy film written by Steve Koren, Robert Smigel, Ben Zook and directed by Dennis Dugan.

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Hayley Mills, Barry Bostwick, Leanna Creel The Parent Trap IV: Hawaiian Honeymoon is a 1989 made-for-TV movie. It is the third sequel to the 1961 film The Parent Trap. It is the fourth and final installment in the original Parent Trap ...more

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marilu283 added Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Maggie Gyllenhaal Adaptation is a 2002 American comedy-drama metafilm directed by Spike Jonze and written by Charlie Kaufman. The film is based on Susan Orlean's non-fiction book The Orchid Thief, with numerous ...more

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The Social Network is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies About Twins
Justin Timberlake, Rashida Jones, Rooney Mara The Social Network is a 2010 American drama film directed by David Fincher and written by Aaron Sorkin. Adapted from Ben Mezrich's 2009 book The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of ...more

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Jackie Chan, Maggie Cheung, David Chiang Twin Dragons is a 1992 Hong Kong action comedy film directed by Ringo Lam and Tsui Hark, and starring Jackie Chan in two roles as a pair of twin brothers. A blockbuster Telugu film titled Hello ...more

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Nadja Uhl, Thekla Reuten, Barbara Auer Twin Sisters is a 2002 Dutch film, directed by Ben Sombogaart, based on the novel The Twins by Tessa de Loo, with a screenplay by Dutch actress and writer Marieke van der Pol.

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Jake Gyllenhaal, Isabella Rossellini, Mélanie Laurent Enemy is a 2013 Canadian-Spanish psychological thriller film directed by Denis Villeneuve, loosely adapted by Javier Gullón from José Saramago's 2002 novel The Double. The film ...more

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Melanie Griffith, Antonio Banderas, Daryl Hannah Two Much is a 1995 romantic screwball comedy film based on Donald Westlake's novel of the same name, and is also a remake of the 1984 French comedy film Le Jumeau, which was also based on ...more

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Tori Spelling, Rachael Leigh Cook, Parker Posey The House of Yes is a 1997 American film starring Parker Posey, Josh Hamilton, Geneviève Bujold, Freddie Prinze, Jr. and Tori Spelling. The movie is based on the play of the same name, ...more

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Ursula Andress, Olivia de Havilland, Ian McShane The Fifth Musketeer is a 1979 film adaptation of the last section of the novel The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas, père, which is itself based on the French legend of the Man in ...more

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Susan Sarandon, Edward Norton, Keri Russell Leaves of Grass is an American comedy-drama film written and directed by, and featuring, Tim Blake Nelson. It also stars Edward Norton, Richard Dreyfuss, Susan Sarandon, Melanie Lynskey and Keri ...more

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Helena Bonham Carter, Ben Kingsley, Kyra Sedgwick Twelfth Night or What You Will is a 1996 British film adaptation of William Shakespeare's play, directed by Trevor Nunn and featuring an all-star cast. The adaptation is given a northern Central ...more

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Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Wallace Shawn The Double is a 2013 British black comedy film written and directed by Richard Ayoade and starring Jesse Eisenberg and Mia Wasikowska. The film is based on the novella The Double by Fyodor ...more